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Message from the Chief of Police and Safety Department

"College of Character - Community of Excellence." This is what we stand for at Bridgewater College.

The campus police and safety department strives to accomplish our role in attaining the mission of the College. The protection of life and property as well as attaining a sense of security and peace is crucial to our role. We view the campus community as precious. Our students, faculty, staff and guests are valued.

Any real or perceived occurrence that is, or has the potential of, causing personal or property injury, disrupting operations or undue stress to a member or guest of the Bridgewater College community is our issue to resolve. This is accomplished through fair, consistent and equal enforcement, always bearing in mind the rights and dignity of those we serve. We nurture trust by holding ourselves to the highest standards of performance and ethics.

To fulfill its mission, the campus police and safety department is dedicated to providing a quality work environment and the development of its members through effective training and leadership.

Please feel free to stop by my office to discuss any issue that is important to you.


Nicholas P. Picerno
Chief of Campus Police and Safety